Beginning Date
Wednesday, April 5, 1854
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Emily (age about 20)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Samuel Rodgers
Mid Points
End Point

An enslaved woman named Emily, roughly 20 years in age, escaped from St. Louis wearing "a dark domestic gingham dress" on the evening of April 5, 1854. Her enslaver, Samuel Rodgers, offered a $25 reward for her recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Women and/or children runaways
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, April 8, 1854 (HMO)